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U.S. Travel’s media team works with the news media on issues that impact travel to and within the United States. We advocate key policy activities and positions, publicize industry events and highlight important research on behalf of our members. Our media team is available to answer media inquiries, provide background information and schedule interviews. Please contact Cathy Keefe, Manager, Media Relations, (O) 202-408-2183, (C) 703-899-7031 or Chris Kennedy, Director, Strategic Communications, (O) 202-218-3603, (C) 202-465-6635 or Jamie Morris, Coordinator, Media Relations, (O) 202-218-3621, (C) 530-545-9274. To learn more about our membership, travel trends and signature events, please view our online Press Kit.
Travel Community Welcomes New Customs Chief Kerlikowske
March 6, 2014
Roger Dow, president and CEO of the U.S. Travel Association, today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's confirmation of R. Gil Kerlikowske as the new commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
Flight Cancellations from Latest Storm Cost Economy $95 Million
March 4, 2014
Economists at the U.S. Travel Association have concluded research finding that the cancellation of one U.S. domestic flight for weather-related reasons costs $31,600 in passengers’ lost economic activity.
America's Travel Community Welcomes Chile to Visa Waiver Ranks
February 28, 2014
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement in response to Friday's announcement that the Republic of Chile will enter the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP): "To all of our soon-to-be guests from the beautiful nation of Chile, we in the American travel community say: bienvenidos."
The Travel Industry Is Racing To Catch Up With Tourists' And Business Travelers' Mobile Habits
February 5, 2014
Brand USA hosts pavilion at SATTE 2014
February 4, 2014
U.S. Travel Association's IPW event's economic impact four times greater than Super Bowl
Trade Show News Network
February 4, 2014
How Much Is That Seat? A Travel Site Breaks It Down
New York Times
February 3, 2014